England Wales Britain United Kingdom 1766 Brion Desnos decorative old mapAntiqueMapsPrints.com
divisee en 5 grandes Parties,
subdivisees en 52 Countes,
et partagee en 2. Provices Ecclesiastiques
d'apres les Auteurs Anglois et des connoissances
prises sur les lieux
(England / Wales / Britain / United Kingdom / British Isles / etc.)
Issued 1766, Paris by Brion & Desnos.
Beautiful mid-18th century engraved map with original hand color heightened in outline.
A fine decorative scroll & vegetation title cartouche adds to the visual appeal of the map. On either side is original letter-press descriptive text relating to the geographical area depicted. This text has been separately printed and affixed on either side prior to issue by the publisher.
Map remains well preserved.
Original center fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 13 1/4" H x 19 1/2" W.
Printed area measures c. 9 1/4" H x 10 1/8" W
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 1, p. 191